Seasons of Hope: Memoirs of Ontario's First Aboriginal Lieutenant Governor, paper ed

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James Bartleman, Ontario's first Aboriginal lieutenant governor, looks back over seventy years to his childhood and youth to describe how learning to read at an early age led him to dream dreams, empowering him to serve his country as an ambassador. In time, Bartleman's exciting and fulfilling career as a Canadian diplomat took him to a dozen countries around the world, from Bangladesh to Cuba, and from Australia to South Africa. After a vicious beating in a hotel room robbery in South Africa, however, he was forced to come to terms with a deepening depression.

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Exceptional Circumstances: A Novel, paper ed

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Exceptional Circumstances: A Novel is the most recent book by James Bartleman. Set in Autumn, 1970, hostage-taking separatists in Quebec abduct a foreign diplomat and a cabinet minister and threaten violence across the country. As fear sets in, the government turns to Luc Cadotte, a specialist on international terrorism and veteran of the clandestine struggles in Latin America. From the jungles of Colombia to Montreal under siege, former diplomat James Bartleman plots a turbulent thriller based on events he witnessed first-hand.

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Aussi Longtemps que les rivières couleront, paper ed (As long as the rivers flow - Bartleman)

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Aussi Longtemps que les rivières couleront is the French language edition of As Long As the Rivers Flow: A Novel, a novel written by James Bartleman, the former lieutenant-governor of Ontario. He wrote the story to honour the memory of Aboriginal youth who have taken their lives as a result of the Indian residential school experiences of their parents and of the parents of their parents before them. The novel follows one girl, Martha, from the Cat Lake First Nation in Northern Ontario who is taken from her family at the age of six and flown far away to residential school.

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Redemption of Oscar Wolf: A Novel, The, hardcover ed

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The Redemption of Oscar Wolf: A Novel is the most recent adult novel by James Bartleman. Writing the story based loosely on his family and community's early years, Bartleman creates the main character Oscar Wolf, an Ojibwe youth of 13 living in the Rama First Nation area. Set during the 1930s, the narrative tells the story of this First Nation boy who sets fire to the local town's business. It is his rage against white society that compels this outrageous action and the result is devastating to the small town and to Oscar.

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As Long As the Rivers Flow: A Novel, paper ed

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As Long As the Rivers Flow: A Novel is a novel written by James Bartleman, the former lieutenant-governor of Ontario. He wrote the story to honour the memory of Native youth who have taken their lives as a result of the Indian residential school experiences of their parents and of the parents of their parents before them. The novel follows one girl, Martha, from the Cat Lake First Nation in Northern Ontario who is taken from her family at the age of six and flown far away to residential school.

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As Long As the Rivers Flow: A Novel, hardcover ed

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As Long As the Rivers Flow: A Novel is a novel written by James Bartleman, the former lieutenant-governor of Ontario. He wrote the story to honour the memory of Native youth who have taken their lives as a result of the Indian residential school experiences of their parents and of the parents of their parents before them. The novel follows one girl, Martha, from the Cat Lake First Nation in Northern Ontario who is taken from her family at the age of six and flown far away to residential school.

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Out of Muskoka, paper ed

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Throughout Out Of Muskoka Jim Bartleman contrasts the universal existential conditions he faced as a child (discrimination, poverty, suicide, religious quest) with what he experienced as a diplomat serving in five continents over 35 years. In the process, he discovered that to feel whole, he had to feel accepted by the two worlds of his ancestry: Native and white. In 2002, James Bartleman was named Lieutenant Governor of Ontario.

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Raisin Wine: A Boyhood in a Different Muskoka, paper ed

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Raisin Wine: A Boyhood in a Different Muskoka is the fourth memoir from former Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario James Bartleman. In this book, Bartleman chooses to write about his preteen years growing up in Port Carling, a small town in Muskoka. As a child of a mixed marriage, the boy in the story knows what it is like to live on the margins in an area of Ontario that attracted the wealthy during the summers. The boy recounts tales of the fascinating characters living in his community. His father is non-native and creates a concoction from raisins known as raisin wine.

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Raisin Wine: A Boyhood in a Different Muskoka, hardcover ed

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Raisin Wine: A Boyhood in a Different Muskoka is the fourth memoir from former Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario James Bartleman. In this book, Bartleman chooses to write about his preteen years growing up in Port Carling, a small town in Muskoka. As a child of a mixed marriage, the boy in the story knows what it is like to live on the margins in an area of Ontario that attracted the wealthy during the summers. The boy recounts tales of the fascinating characters living in his community. His father is non-native and creates a concoction from raisins known as raisin wine.

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